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Nova Scotia senior dies in single-vehicle SUV crash in Wallace

An RCMP officer's shoulder patch.
In a release, police say they were notified of a collision on Ferry Road in Wallace just before 11 a.m. Global News

The Nova Scotia RCMP is investigating after a man died in a car crash Saturday morning.

In a release, police say they were notified of a collision on Ferry Road in Wallace just before 11 a.m.

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“Cumberland County District RCMP, Fire and EHS attended the scene and found a SUV off the road in a ditch along the roadway with minor damage to the vehicle,” the release said.

“The driver of the SUV, a 82-year-old man from Wallace was pronounced deceased at the scene.”

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It said the preliminary investigation indicates the car left the roadway and went straight into a ditch.

The road was closed for several hours and has since reopened, the release said.

The investigation is ongoing.

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